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2006-08-18 08:21:19     Epiphenomenalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epiphenomenalism

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2013-01-31 13:37:39     Memory, navigation and theta rhythm in the hippocampal-entorhinal system : Nature Neuroscience : Nature Publishing Group

http://www.nature.com/neuro/journal/v16/n2/full/nn.3304.html

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2015-04-07 19:02:45     Tons of data turn into neuron 'Wikipedia' - Futurity

http://www.futurity.org/...n-neuron-data-website-889112/?...

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2015-04-07 19:04:25     Multitasking Can Damage Your Brain and Career, Studies Say

http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/244376?...

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2015-06-15 12:24:04     Head teachers: using neuroscience for education - The Long and Short Season 4

http://thelongandshort.org/...euroscience-for-education.html

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2010-11-04 08:29:37     The Bionic Eye That Helps The Blind See Again | Gadgets And Gizmos

http://www.gadgetsandgizmos.org/...elps-the-blind-see-again/

A bionic eye implant has been shown to give blind men an...
The technology is quite incredible. A three millimetre s ...
However, as impressive as the technology is, the impact ...
The results have been tagged as astonishing by eye surge ...
... suffere

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2012-04-20 19:43:38     Aesthetic appeal may have neurological link to contemplation and self-assessment

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/201.../120416095104.htm

A network of brain regions which is activated during int... experience overlaps with the brain network associated wi... contemplation and self-assessment, New York University r... found. Their study sheds new light on the nature of the ... experience,

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2013-12-06 11:02:01     New study: Striking brain differences explain some gender stereotypes

http://sploid.gizmodo.com/...ences-explain-so-1475665938?...

A new research paper published today in the Proceedings ... of Sciences demonstrates that men and women's brains con... different which, according to the authors, gives a "pote...
The study—one the largest of its kind with 949 individ ...
Using the d

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2007-11-13 06:49:57     BBC - Radio 4 - Extra Senses

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/extrasenses.shtml

Aristotle defined our five senses over two and a half th... But in fact we have many more. In this five part series,... delves into the Extra Senses that we take for granted. H... they work and meets some remarkable people who experienc... a unique wa

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2007-08-21 09:20:49     THE FIRST IDEA: HOW SYMBOLS, LANGUAGE AND INTELLIGENCE EVOLVED FROM OUR PRIMATE ANCESTORS TO MODERN HUMANS * Stanley I. Greenspan and Stuart G. Shanker * 2004. Cambridge, Mass.: Da Capo Press * Price UK {pound}14.99, US $25.00 * ISBN 0-7382-0680-6 -- Renf

http://brain.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full.../1737?...

Book review
THE FIRST IDEA: HOW SYMBOLS, LANGUAGE AND INTELLIGENCE E ...

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2006-10-17 09:06:46     Foresight

http://www.foresight.gov.uk/previous_project.../Book.htm?...

Cognitive Systems: Information Processing Meets Brain Sc...
Authors: Richard G M Morris, Lionel Tarassenko and Micha ...
Publisher: Academic Press Inc (London) Ltd
ISBN: 0120885662

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2007-08-21 09:27:42     Conceptualizing Concepts using the Lattice Formalism

http://cogprints.org/2139/00/flairs.html

Contextualizing Concepts
Liane Gabora and Diederik Aerts
... develop a formal description of the contextual manner in which concepts are evoked, used, and combined to generate meaning.

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2010-05-29 16:22:18     BBC News - Creative minds 'mimic schizophrenia'

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/10154775.stm

Creativity is akin to insanity, say scientists who have ... the mind works.
Brain scans reveal striking similarities in the thought ...
Both groups lack important receptors used to filter and ...
It could be this uninhibited processing that allows crea

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2013-03-14 07:07:59     Wanna Play? Computer Gamers Help Push Frontier Of Brain Research : NPR

http://www.npr.org/...s-help-push-frontier-of-brain-research

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Daniel Berger, a researcher at MIT, traced these neurons ...
EyeWire
People can get pretty addicted to computer games. By som ...
Right now I'm at the novice level of a game called EyeWi ...

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2008-01-13 09:20:11     Ericsson & Kintsch 1995: long-term working memory

http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~jimmyd/summaries/ericsson1995.html

Ericsson, K. A., & Kintsch, W. (1995). Long-term working... Psychological Review, 102, 211-245.
Author of the summary: David Zach Hambrick, 1998, gt8781 ...
The sine qua non of skilled cognitive performance is the ...
Working memory (WM) refers to the si

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2005-11-17 16:21:41     Neurogenetics at UT Health Science Center

http://www.nervenet.org/papers/NUMBER_REV_1988.html

Estimates for the human brain range between 10 billion a... imprecision in these estimates is due almost entirely to... the number of granule cells in the cerebellum, a problem... traced back to a study by Braitenberg & Atwood (1958). M...
[A revisio

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2006-07-01 15:19:03     Paul Ekman. Ph.D : About Paul Ekman

http://www.paulekman.com/paulekman_biography.php

For 32 years, Paul Ekman was a Professor of Psychology i... Psychiatry at the University of California at San Franci... his undergraduate education at the University of Chicago... University. He received his Ph.D. from Adelphi Universit...
His interes

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2009-11-07 09:43:02     Men Are From Mars -- Neuroscientists Find That Men And Women Respond Differently To Stress

http://www.sciencedaily.com/vi.../0403-men_are_from_mars.htm

Functional magnetic resonance imaging of men and women u... neuroscientists how their brains differed in response to... situations. In men, increased blood flow to the left orb... suggested activation of the "fight or flight" response. ... activated t

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2007-01-06 11:51:21     Mark Turner

http://markturner.org/


I work on higher-order cognitive operations that disting ...

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2006-05-30 22:56:37     Psychological hedonism? The pleasure seekers

http://www.biopsychiatry.com/pleasure/index.html

Ian Sample talks to the scientists teasing out why we st... pleasurable experiences - and why, when we have it all, ... for more excitement

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2007-01-04 21:17:41     The Invisible Eye » About the Invisible Eye

http://www.robinfaichney.org/?page_id=2

I’m fascinated by consciousness, I’ve studied it for... and I have some things to say about it.
My name is Robin Faichney and I’m a philosopher. (I’ ...

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2016-08-04 12:25:31     IBM creates world’s first artificial phase-change neurons | Ars Technica

http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/.../ibm-phase-change-neurons/

IBM Research in Zurich has created the world's first art... stochastic phase-change neurons. IBM has already created... 500 of these artificial neurons and used them to process... brain-like (neuromorphic) way.

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2017-03-13 18:47:54     Brain has more than 100 times higher computational capacity than previously thought, say UCLA scientists | KurzweilAI

http://www.kurzweilai.net/...thought-say-ucla-scientists?...

Illustration of neuron and dendrites. Dendrites receive ... stimulation (via synapses, not shown here) from neurons ... and propagate that stimulation to the neuron cell body (... sends electrochemical stimulation via an axon to communi...
Dendrites h

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2009-08-16 09:26:26     Op-Ed Contributor - Your Baby Is Smarter Than You Think - NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/16/opinion/16gopnik.html

In 2007 in my lab at Berkeley, Tamar Kushnir and I disco... preschoolers can use probabilities to learn how things w... lets them imagine new possibilities. We put a yellow blo...
Then we gave the children the blocks and asked them to l ...
We also did

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2012-10-30 14:08:53     Crows don't plan intelligence (Science Alert)

http://sciencealert.com.au/news-nz/20122810-23822-2.html

In certain situations animals can spontaneously solve pr...
Animals rarely solve problems spontaneously, yet certain ...
The University of Auckland research shows that such prob ...
“Crows and parrots have long been known to solve the s ...
... ings of

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2006-05-02 20:59:48     Sapir–Whorf hypothesis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sapir–Whorf_hypothesis

In linguistics, the Sapir–Whorf hypothesis (SWH) state... systematic relationship between the grammatical categori... a person speaks and how that person both understands the... in it. Although it has come to be known as the Sapir–W... it rather w

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2011-09-05 18:39:37     BPS Research Digest: At what age do girls prefer pink?

http://bps-research-digest.blogspot.com/...-prefer-pink.html

In Western cultures, girls consistently prefer pink, boy... Which academic camp lays claim to this difference? Past ... a case, in terms of the evolutionary advantage of findin... females might be biologically predisposed to prefer pink... colours. Bu

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2006-06-29 17:28:55     BBC Radio 4 - Midweek

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/factual/midweek.shtml

JIM HORNE
Jim Horne is Professor of Psychophysiology and Director ...

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2010-06-18 09:30:28     The Defense of Computers, the Internet and Our Brains - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/...he-internet-and-our-brains/

June 11, 2010, 1:24 pm
The Defense of Computers, the Internet and Our Brains
By NICK BILTON
brain scan while on the computerCharles Baldwin for The ...
... and conversation, is the quintessential place to learn.

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2013-03-13 09:37:26     BBC News - Neanderthal large eyes 'caused their demise'

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-21759233

Neanderthals are a closely related species of human that... from around 250,000 years ago. They coexisted and intera... our species until they went extinct about 28,000 years a...
The research team explored the idea that the ancestor of ...
The humans

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